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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Driver Shortage Could Reduce Boardwalk Tram Service; Masks Will Not Be Required

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OCEAN CITY — The acute labor shortage plaguing nearly every sector of the resort’s economy has spilled over to the Boardwalk tram only about half the staff needed for the service hired th......
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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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The Adventures Of Fatherhood – May 7, 2021

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It’s been a week of male bonding.Pam spent the week in New York with our new granddaughter Lana, who was born last Friday morning. This makes me a Pop Pop for the second time at the age of 45 an......
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Monday, May 10, 2021
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New Shopping Center Plans Discussed Near Route 50, 589 Intersection

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BERLIN – County officials approved conceptual plans for a new shopping center on Route 50 near Ocean Pines.The Worcester County Planning Commission on Thursday approved a sketch plan for Coasta......
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Monday, May 10, 2021
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‘Humble Hero’ Recognized For Saving Child In Bridge Accident

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — The “humble hero” who jumped off the Route 90 bridge to save a young child ejected from a vehicle in an accident now has a memorable name and face.Jonathan Bauer was fi......
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Monday, May 10, 2021
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First Tunas of the Season and Some Good Flounder Fishing

Posted by: The Dispatch
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=b6VXelpSAbcCheck out the vid for info on Sunset Marina’s new online store!it was a couple of days ago, but the first tunas of the season hit the dock at Sunset Mari......
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Saturday, May 08, 2021
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Big Ol’ Rockfish and Some Limits of Flounder

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6VXelpSAbcHit the vid for Sunset Marina’s new online store info!The weather has certainly gotten cooler over the past few days after that strong front pushed thr......
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Friday, May 07, 2021
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Up to 17 Pounds

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6VXelpSAbcCheck the vid for new online store available at Sunset Marina!!Things really cooled down after last night’s storms and the wind was blowing strong out ......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Fenwick Committee Reviews Commercial Design Guidelines

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FENWICK ISLAND – A resort committee reconvened this week after more than a year’s hiatus to review draft guidelines that will be used in the design of the town’s commercial district.......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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OC’s $158M Budget Moves Forward

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Ocean City officials this week approved on first reading the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget at around $158 million, which will hold the property tax rate at the constant yield.The......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Obituaries – May 7, 2021

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John Joseph BrocatoOCEAN CITY — John Joseph (Jack) Brocato, age 95, of Ocean City, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife and children at his home on Monday, April 26,2021.Born in......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Roofed Dining Area Plans Approved

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OCEAN CITY — In yet another example of something borne out of COVID-19 becoming permanent, resort planners this week signed off on an unenclosed, roofed deck adjacent to a popular midtown restau......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Company Aims To Meet Needs For Better Security Services

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SALISBURY – After nearly a decade of operation, a Salisbury company continues to meet the demand for professional security.Since 2012, USTASC – Tactical American Security Consulting ̵......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Mallards Top Sussex Academy, 13-6

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BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity team improved to 6-2 on the season this week with a 13-6 win over Sussex Academy on the road on Monday.After suffering a loss the Cape Henlopen back ......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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New Exhibits Featured In May At OC Center For Arts

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OCEAN CITY — In-person First Friday art openings continue at the Ocean City Center for the Arts on 94th St. bayside on May 7 from 5-7 p.m. as well as at the Art League’s new satellite gall......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Wicomico’s $161M Budget Features Tax Rate Decrease

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SALISBURY – A public hearing on Wicomico’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2022 highlighted this week’s county council meeting.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council held a public h......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Officials Talk Tourism Issues With El Salvador Ambassador

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OCEAN CITY — Hoping to foster a working relationship to ease the acute labor shortage in the resort, Ocean City and state officials last week hosted an El Salvador ambassador to discuss a myriad......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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‘Pinwheels For Prevention’ Added At Pines Entry Gates

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BERLIN — Those entering Ocean Pines’ north and south gates last week may have noticed something a little different – a pair of colorful pinwheel gardens.Staff from the Berlin-based C......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Salisbury Confirms National Folk Festival Returning

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SALISBURY – A modified folk festival will return to downtown Salisbury later this year.Late last month, organizers with the National Folk Festival announced the event’s return to downtown ......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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“Tough Guy Of The Year” Award Goes To Scott

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The Atlantic Physical Therapy “Tough Guy of the Year” award went to junior Luke Scott, who won Tough Guy of the Week honors twice during the regular season. Pictured above is Scott (cente......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Former Coastal Bays Director Hired By Wind Farm Developer

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OCEAN CITY — With US Wind, one of the two companies pursuing an offshore wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City, aiming to build bridges between stakeholders, the company has tapped a pair......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Worcester Girls Split Pair of Games

Posted by: The Dispatch
BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team split a pair of games this week, edging Salisbury School, 9-8, on Monday before falling to Saints Peter and Paul on Tuesday.The Mallar......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Former Mallard Named Athlete of Year

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BERLIN- Former Worcester Prep lacrosse standout Ross Dickerson last week was named the University of Tampa Male Athlete of the Year for the 2020-2021 season.Dickerson, who was outstanding as a faceof......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – May 7, 2021

Posted by: The Dispatch
The Samoa and Mario’s were two of Ocean City’s most popular restaurants in the late 1960s. Located on Philadelphia Avenue between 22nd and 23rd streets, the Samoa moved two bloc......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Salisbury Mayor Featured At Memorial Day Service

Posted by: The Dispatch
BERLIN — The annual Memorial Day service in Ocean Pines will return to the Worcester County Veterans Memorial on Monday, May 31, beginning at 11 a.m.The ceremony this year will feature Salisbury......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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No Major Injuries For Ejected Child

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — The good news is the 2-year-child ejected into the bay during Sunday’s multi-vehicle accident was released from the hospital on Tuesday, but the incident could trigger a renew......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Berlin’s Taylor House Museum Eyes Season Of Diverse Events

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BERLIN – The Calvin B. Taylor House Museum will kick off the 2021 season with a schedule of new events aimed at increasing interest in the local landmark.As opening day nears on May 18, museum ......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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OP Referendum Ballots Due May 13

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN PINES – As the May 13 deadline nears, officials are encouraging Ocean Pines homeowners to submit their referendum ballots sooner rather than later.Currently, the Ocean Pines Association (O......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Altered Tram Operation Headed To Approval For Season

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week approved on first reading an ordinance to alter the Boardwalk tram route and ultimately displace a street performer location.The Mayor and Council had bef......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Security Guards Can Carry Batons

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Private sector security guards working in the resort will soon have another weapon in their self-defense arsenal after resort officials this week approved an ordinance change allowi......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Worcester County Mulling Agritourism Changes

Posted by: The Dispatch
SNOW HILL – Local officials continue to explore ways to allow more agritourism in Worcester County.At a work session Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners instructed the county’s de......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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County Seeking More Detailed Proposals On Broadband

Posted by: The Dispatch
SNOW HILL – County officials want more details from potential broadband providers before they decide to invest in expanding rural internet access.After hearing from representatives of Talkie Com......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Voices From The Readers – May 7, 2021

Posted by: The Dispatch
Pension Fund ThoughtsEditor:I spoke at the pension hearing in March when Mr. Esham from Morgan Stanley presented his recent results and I recently read the articles written about that meeting in both......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Man Charged With Stealing Truck, Running Over Victim

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — A Dundalk, Md. man is being held without bond this week after allegedly stealing a rented box truck and running over the vehicle’s driver.Shortly before 1 a.m. last Saturday, ......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – May 7, 2021

Posted by: The Dispatch
Four years later and the Town of Ocean City is still spending money on legal fees defending its ban on topless women. The attorneys on both sides of the argument laid out their positions this week du......
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Held

Posted by: The Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore (BBBSES) held its annual and longest-running fundraiser, Bowl For Kids’ Sake, on May 2 at the Ocean Lanes Bowling Center on 72nd......
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